Photography

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About Looking
Berger, John
Book
1980
A collection of essays covering a wide range of topics from photographs and media, to zoos and forests, grouped around the theme of how people look at things.
All That Our Hands Have Done: A Pictorial History of Hamilton Workers
Heron, Craig; Hoffmitz, Shea; Roberts, Wayne; Storey, Robert
Book
1981
The story of working people in Hamilton's steel industry.
Another view: The South takes the pictures: New Internationalist August 2007 - #403
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2007
A look at the states of Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Iran, and South Africa and their experience of change presented in pictures.
Another Way of Telling
Berger, John; Mohr, Jean
Book
1982
Everyone in the world is familiar with photographs. And yet what is a photograph? What do photographs mean? How can they be used?
Born into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids
Briski, Zana; Kauffman, Ross
Film
2004
The chronicling of two documentary filmmakers and their time in Sonagchi, Calcutta and the relationships they developed with children of prostitutes who work the city's notorious red light district.
Cry Hungary! Uprising 1956
Gadney, Reg
Book
1986
An account of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956.
Cuia Popular de Fotografia
Leaning, Johnathan
Book
1990
Drawing the Line: Lesbian Sexual Politics on the Wall
Stewart, Susan; Blackridge, Persimmon; Jones, Lizard
Book
Emails Reveal Dairy Lobbyist Crafted 'Ag-Gag' Legislation Outlawing Pictures of Farms
Fang, Lee
Article
2015
Across the country, legislatures are responding to whistleblowers and activists who have exposed inhumane and at times unsanitary practices at farms by passing laws that criminalize the taking of phot...
How Photography Can Destroy Reality
Orange, Michelle
Article
2015
It may be that some of the great philosophical work of our time is taking place, hidden and unheralded, in the field of image forensics. Where but under the scrutiny of digital experts who draw a line...
How to Make Your PR Photos Work
LaVigne, Mark
Article
2003
There is a real art and science to the news photo.
Just Like You and Me: Images of the downtown eastside, Vancouver
Phipps, Lynn; Hoffman, Terry
Article
1975
Photographic and poetic images of the people of the "skid row" area of Vancouver.
Manufactured Landscapes
Baichwal, Jennifer
Film
2006
Photographer Edward Burtynsky travels the world observing changes in landscapes due to industrial work and manufacturing.
Photographing Tragedy: What Victims Actually Want
Baroud, Ramzy
Article
2013
What is the use of a photo when the human conscience has grown numb, and barely appreciates the artistic expression of the photo, not the moral and political crisis it represents?
Photography and the Powerless
Repo, Marjaleena
Article
1971
A critique of photographers who come to exploit "the poor."
Pictures Bring Us Messages: Sinaakssiiksi aohtsimaahpihkookiyaawa. Photographs and Histories from the Kainai Nation
Brown, Alison, K., Peers, Laura, with members of the Kainai Nation
Book
2006
An example of museum professionals working with member of an aboriginal community to explore photographs taken of members of that community many decades earlier.
The Radical Camera: New York's Photo League, 1936-1951
Klein, Mason
Book
2011
Artists in 'the Photo League', active from 1936 to 1951, were known for capturing sharply revealing, compelling moments from everyday life.
Shooting Back: Young Palestinians With Cameras
Duncan, Don
Article
2010
For the past three years, Btselem, the Israeli human rights NGO, has provided cameras and training to young Palestinians as part of its camera distribution project, to collect video evidence of abuses...
Ways of Seeing
Berger, John
Book
1972
Seeing establishes our place in the surrounding world; we explain that world with words, but words can never undo the fact that we are surrounded by it.
Workers Film and Photo League: Connexipedia Article
Article
A loosely knit alliance of local organizations that provided independent visual media to people in the United States, Europe and other parts of the world.

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

ARKive
Images of life on earth. Creating a lasting audio-visual record of life on earth.
Sources HotLink, The
The Sources HotLink is a newsletter, published by Sources, featuring articles, practical ideas and tips for getting positive media coverage. The Sources HotLink is sent free to companies...

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Fame & Fortune
Fame & Fortune, published by Sources, features awards, fellowships and scholarships available to Canadian journalists. For each award, information is provided about the eligibility requirements, the deadline for application...
J. Paul Getty Museum
The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks to further knowledge of the visual arts and to nurture critical seeing by collecting, preserving, exhibiting and interpreting works of art of the highest quality. To fulfill its mission, the Museum c...
ibiblio.org
The public's library and digital archive. Home to one of the largest "collections of collections" on the Internet, ibiblio.org is a conservancy of freely available information, including software, music, literature, art, history,...
MoMA Museum of Modern Art
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is an art museum located in New York City. It has been singularly important in developing and collecting modernist art, and is often identified as the most influential museum of modern art in the wo...
Museum of the History of Science
The Museum of the History of Science houses an unrivalled collection of historic scientific instruments in the world's oldest surviving purpose-built museum building, the Old Ashmolean on Broad Street, Oxford. By virtue of the col...
National Media Museum
The National Media Museum is part of the NMSI Museums Group (National Museum of Science and Industry) which also includes the Science Museum (based in London and at Wroughton in Wiltshire) and the National Railway Museum (based in...
Saskatchewan Polytechnic
Saskatchewan Polytechnic serves 27,000 distinct students through applied learning opportunities at campuses in Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon, and through extensive distance education opportunities. Programs serve ...
The Tate Gallery
Tate is the United Kingdom's national museum of British and Modern Art, and is a network of four art galleries in England: Tate Britain (opened in 1897 and renamed in 2000), Tate Liverpool (1988), Tate St Ives (1993) and Tate Mode...

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Believing is Seeing (Observations on the Mysteries of Photography)
Morris, Errol
2011
An exploration of photgraphy's complex connection to the real world.
Disappearance of Darkness
Photography at the End of the Analog Era
Burley, Robert
2012
A look at the decline of the print photography industry.
Hungary Law Requires Photographers to Ask Permission to Take Pictures
Nolan, Daniel
2014
Civil code that outlaws taking pictures without permission of everyone in the photograph is 'vague and obstructive' say critics.
Journalist faced prison for posting media relations number
King, Geoffrey
2013
Carlos Miller founder and publisher of Photography is Not a Crime, a leading blog about free speech and press rights in the U.S., Miller has made it his mission to publicize examples of government ove...
Life in Stills
Tal, Tamar
2011
A photo shop owner and her grandson join forces to save the shop and the nearly one million negatives that document Israel's defining moments.
Oh, What a Blow That Phantom Gave Me!
Carpenter, Edmund
1972
How media have taken over our lives.
Oxford Companion to the Photograph
Lenman, Robin
2005
The book, in dictionary arrangement with asterisked cross-references, comprises 800 biographies of photographers and inventors, and 800 entries on history, techniques, movements, styles, and fashion.
Photography and the Law
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Photography Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to photography in the Sources directory for the media.
Photojournalism
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Regent Park
The Public Experiment in Housing
Zapparoli, David
1999
Photographs, commentary, and interviews.
Schedule a Photo Shoot
Graham, Barbara Florio
2010
Snapshots taken by friends or family are fine for most purposes, but when you need a professional portrait to use on your website, in your promotional materials or for the back cover of your book, you...

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Fame & Fortune Online
Website
Comprehensive listing of awards available to Canadian journalists.
The Sources HotLink
Website
1996
A website and newsletter dealing with media relations strategies.